Turbot

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Turbot is a tasty member of the flounder family When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Spain How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Farmed Turbot has a beautiful, almost gleaming white flesh that cooks up white and firm with a mild flavor (similar to wild turbot). Cooking it on the bone helps boost …

Trout, Steelhead

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Sustainability Rating:Multiple Options Available What:Steelhead and Rainbow Trout are actually the same species. However, Rainbow Trout lives in freshwater only while Steelheads migrate to the open ocean. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: California, Washington, Scotland and Iceland How: Farm Raised       Check out this video below from Dawnfresh (Producer of Loch Etive Steelhead)   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Steelhead …

Tilapia

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Perhaps the original farmed fish – and still the second most commonly raised fish in the world (carp is #1). When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Honduras, Ecuador How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Quality fish, raised in pristine, carefully maintained water, have a clean, fresh taste, lean meat and a firm, flaky …

Swai

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Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:A farm raised relative of the catfish family commonly called Sutchi Catfish from Vietnam. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Vietnam How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics If you’re looking for a mild tasting fish at a great price, check into Swai. It cooks up white and flaky with a sweet mild, …

Suzuki

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Also known as Mulloway, Suzuki is a member of the Drum family When:Available Sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – Australia How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics This responsibly farmed fish has a delicate flavor, cooks up moist and firm thanks to a good fat content. For Your Menu Fantastic raw, Suzuki can also …

Sturgeon, Farmed

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Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:This long-lived prehistoric throwback is a unique creature with a tasty, firm meat and highly prized roe. Farming has created a viable alternative to continuing to impact threatened wild species – in this country and abroad. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – California, Washington, Idaho How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Sturgeon …

Shrimp, Mangrove Tiger

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Sustainability Rating: Yellow – Good Alternative What:Our Mangrove Tiger Shrimp, a high-quality black tiger prawn, is sustainably nurtured in natural mangrove forests. It thrives on the natural habitat and sustenance provided by the mangrove forest, free from artificial feed, fertilizers, or chemicals, distinguishing it from other shrimp varieties. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Vietnam How – Farm-raised     Back to …

Shrimp, Black Tiger

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Sustainability Rating:Multiple Ratings What:Farm Raised Shrimp When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Asia How – Farm Raised     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Black Tiger Shrimp are a consistent way to add shrimp to your menu. They cook up quick and tasty, with a mild flavor and a very firm texture. We offer a variety of options – shell on or …

Shark (Pacific), Mako

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Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Shortfin Mako Shark harvested from the Pacific When:Available Sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA (California) How – Wild Caught/Large Mesh Drift Gillnet     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Mako Shark has a full flavor and a firm, meaty texture similar to Swordfish (Mako Shark skin is rough and swordfish skin is smooth). For Your Menu Shark works well …

Sea Bass, European

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(loup de mer, robalo, lubina, spigola, branzino, bronzino) Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unrated What:Also known as Loup de Mer, Mediterranean seabass, or Branzino, this popular fish has been beloved in Mediterranean countries for centuries. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Europe (Cyprus and Turkey) How – Farm-Raised   We offer special cuts on this product.  Please contact your Santa Monica Seafood Representative for …